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Two U.P. Counties Receive Veterans Program Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Veterans in two U.P. counties will soon find it easier to file a federal benefits claim with an accredited county veterans service officer through grants awarded by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. The Dickinson County Office of Veterans’ Affairs will receive $10,000 to hire an additional part-time […]

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Impassable Conditions Shut Down Marquette County Road

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has closed down a stretch of County Road 533 in Skandia Township. About a mile of the road, also known as Maple Grove Road, has been closed from south of US-41 where the pavement ends at Huber Creek. The Road Commission says […]

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Suspects Sentenced In Luce County Drug Case

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects arrested in a drug bust in Newberry earlier this year appeared in Luce County Court yesterday. 41-year-old Kenneth Collins plead guilty to one count of delivery of heroin, less than 50 grams, and one count of delivery of a counterfeit substance believed to be morphine. […]

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State Police Identify Vehicle Fire Victims

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Schoolcraft County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post have identified the three victims in a vehicle fire in Schoolcraft County. Troopers say the bodies of one man and two women were found inside the burned vehicle in Doyle Township last Friday. The man has been identified as 42-year-old […]

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Marquette Choral Society Features World Premiere And A Fond Farewell To Floyd

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Choral Society is holding a special evening this weekend to premiere a new piece of music and to say farewell to it’s long-time musical director, Floyd Slotterback. Slotterback joined the SUNNY Morning Show to invite listeners to come to the show on Saturday at 7:30 […]

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District Superintendent Bill Saunders Gives Marquette Schools Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Area Public Schools teachers and staff will soon be receiving gear that will increase the safety of students. MAPS Superintendent William Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the ongoing Tuesday Superintendent Series to give an update on things […]

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Marquette County Community Fund Awards Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Community Fund has announced financial contributions to 11 community organizations totaling just over $800,000. This is the third round of grants awarded by the fund which was created in 2012. Projects and programs receiving funding include the Ishpeming Downtown Development Authority’s enhancement of Lake […]

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Early Morning Fire Destroys Delta County Business

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Cooks, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular Delta County bar and restaurant was destroyed by an early-morning fire today. The fire at Sidetracks Bar and Restaurant, located in Cooks near Garden Corners, was reported around 4:15 a.m. by a neighbor. Few details are known at this time, but reports say fire crews […]

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MSU Economic Expert Charles Ballard Weighs In On Michigan Proposal 1

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dr. Charles Ballard, Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss his views on the current dispute over Proposal 1 in Michigan. Ballard, who is visiting Marquette to speak this evening at the monthly meeting of the […]

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Casperson Discusses Plan Connecting Michigan Peninsulas To One Electric Grid

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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill by State Senator Tom Casperson connecting the Upper and Lower Peninsulas to the same electrical grid has been submitted in Lansing. The Escanaba Republican called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the proposed legislation. Casperson says the measure addresses […]

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